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Correlational findings

Study Berkman (1971): study US Alameda County, California 1965

Public:
Adults, general public, Alameda County, USA, 1965
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6928
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Correlate

Authors's label
Poor interpersonal relations
Our Classification
Operationalization
2-item index containing:
- the number of good friends
- the number of organizational member-
  ships.
Rated as good(0) and poor(1)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-BB-u-mq-v-3-a DMr = -.12 p < .05 proportion happy:
0: good relations  71.5%     AR= .53
1: poor relations  28.5%     AR= .41
The average ridits (AR) were calculated with
the distribution of the total sample as reference